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Encyclopedia > Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi

Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi, born June 21, 1946 is the co-founder of advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi. June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Commercialism redirects here. ... Saatchi & Saatchi is an advertising agency founded by brothers Maurice (now Lord Saatchi) and art collector Charles, most famous for their campaign on behalf of the Conservative Party before the 1979 UK general election and for the adverts for British Airways and other state owned interests privatised by the Conservatives... M&C Saatchi is an advertising agency, with several offices around the world. ...


Born in Baghdad, Iraq, to Jewish parents, he is the brother of Charles Saatchi. A street map of Baghdad Baghdad (بغداد) is the capital of Iraq and the Baghdad Province. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Charles Saatchi Charles Saatchi (born June 9, 1943) was the co-founder with his brother Maurice of the global advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, which became the worlds biggest before the brothers were forced out of the company in 1995. ...


Following Michael Howard's elevation to the leadership of the Conservative Party in November 2003, Lord Saatchi was appointed joint chairman of the party with Liam Fox. He had responsibility for running the party machine, and remained in this post until after the 2005 general election. The Rt Hon. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), the largest in terms of public membership, and is the second oldest extant political party in the world. ... Dr. Liam Fox (born September 22, 1961) is a UK Conservative politician, currently Shadow Defence Secretary and Member of Parliament for Woodspring. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005. ...


He is also chairman of Finsbury Foods plc, and is a Governor of the London School of Economics from where he had graduated with a First class honours degree in Economics. Saatchi is a trustee of Apsley House Trust and the Museum of Garden History, and also a director of the Centre for Policy Studies. The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as the London School of Economics or simply the LSE, is a specialist constituent college of the University of London. ... The British undergraduate degree classification system is a grading scheme for undergraduate degrees (bachelors degrees and some masters degrees) in the United Kingdom. ... Apsley House in 1829 by TH Shepherd. ... The Museum of Garden History is based in the deconsecrated parish church of St Mary-at-Lambeth adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the south bank of the River Thames in London. ... The Centre for Policy Studies is a United Kingdom-based think tank. ...


He had been created a life peer as Baron Saatchi, of Staplefield in the County of West Sussex in 1996 and is number 305 in the Sunday Times Rich List 2004, with an estimated wealth of £132m. In the United Kingdom, Life Peers are appointed members of the Peerage whose titles may not be inherited (those whose titles are inheritable are known as hereditary peers). ... West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ... Since 1989 the British national Sunday newspaper The Sunday Times (sister paper to The Times) has published an annual supplement to the newspaper called the Sunday Times Rich List. ...


Saatchi is married to novelist Josephine Hart (Damage). A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... Damage is a novel (1991) by Josephine Hart (ISBN 0449911888) about a British politician who, in the prime of life, causes his own downfall through an inappropriate relationship; and a film (1992) by Louis Malle, also released as Fatale, based on Harts book, starring Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche...

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Criticism of the 2005 Conservative General Election Campaign

Lord Saatchi published his reflections on the election campaign in a Centre for Policy Studies pamphlet If this is Conservatism, I am a Conservative in a chapter entitled How I Lost the Election. Among his failings listed in the document, Lord Saatchi highlighted the following: The Centre for Policy Studies is a United Kingdom-based think tank. ...

  • "I DID NOT convince the Party that if you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything."
  • "I DID NOT dispel the illusion of research, which said that, as immigration was the number one issue in deciding how people vote, it should be the number one topic."
  • "I DID NOT prevent economics, the Conservatives' former ace of trumps, becoming a 'second order issue.'"
  • "I DID NOT avoid the underestimation of public intelligence, as in the policy description 'Lower Taxes' when in fact taxes would be higher."

Bibliography

The Centre for Policy Studies is a United Kingdom-based think tank. ...

See also

The Official Loyal Opposition Shadow Cabinet (normally referred to simply as The Shadow Cabinet) is, in British parliamentary practice, a group of members from Her Majestys Loyal Opposition whose job it is to scrutinise their opposite numbers in government and come up with alternative policies. ...

External links

  • Maurice Saatchi: Why Tories lost 2005 election
  • Joint conservative party chairman - Maurice Saatchi
  • Maurice Saatchi
  • The Guardian Media Top 100 2001 number 44; 2002 number 47
  • Saatchi charges Tories £1.5m for failed campaign The Times, August 01, 2005

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